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amphibious

Pronunciation: /æmˈfɪbiəs/

Translation of amphibious in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [Aviation/Aviación] [Botany/Botánica] [Military/Militar] [Zoology/Zoología] anfibio
    Example sentences
    • These are his men and women in these amphibious vehicles bringing in supplies, food, water.
    • As well as a snowy theme, the map also has a number of water features, which brings into play the two amphibious vehicles.
    • Forms of animals would appear over hundreds of thousands of years as the animals became amphibious and began to leave the water.
    Example sentences
    • It has concentrated upon acquiring small torpedo and missile attack boats, but has also acquired modest numbers of landing craft for amphibious operations and a small submarine force.
    • Personnel from both countries compared and practiced their skills in a parachute insertion, amphibious operations and live-fire assaults.
    • Before World War II the Marine Corps developed a doctrine of amphibious operations that employed a quick, sharp, unexpected assault against a defended coastline.

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